Al Jazeera: Fake Trump, Bush, Tesla storm Twitter after verification dropped

Al Jazeera: Fake Trump, Bush, Tesla storm Twitter after verification dropped. “Fake Twitter accounts have exploded across the platform after new owner Elon Musk scrapped the site’s verification policies as trolls impersonate famous figures and companies including the billionaire’s carmaker Tesla. The flood of impersonator accounts, including fake profiles for former United States President George W Bush and NBA star LeBron James, follows Musk’s decision to offer the platform’s blue check mark to any user for a $7.99 monthly subscription, instead of only verified accounts that are of public interest.”

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